About us

Very Short List is a delightful e-mail that shares cultural gems from a different curator every day.

All of our e-mails are archived here.

Very Short List was founded in 2006 by Kurt Andersen, Michael Jackson, Tim Nolan, Emily Oberman, and Bonnie Siegler. It was redesigned in 2012 by Open. You can read about the redesign here.

The managing editor is Alexa Jaccarino. Click here to contact her.

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Check out the latest
Very Short List emails:

culture 17 Sep 2014

Composer Ted Hearne discovers some adventurous musicians.

design 15 Sep 2014

Jaclyn Johnson finds stock photos that don’t totally suck.

style 10 Sep 2014

Eliana Petrides on surreal fashion.

very short list is a
delightful e-mail that shares
cultural gems from a
different curator every day.